Kerry McCarthy

Kerry McCarthy

Labour MP, first vegan MP in House of Commons - appearing in the Vegan Celebrity Zone

Kerry was elected as the Labour MP for Bristol East in 2005, and in September 2015 she was appointed to Labour’s Shadow Cabinet as shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with responsibility for issues such as food and farming, animal welfare, biodiversity and protecting our natural environment. She has been vegan for more than 20 years.

5:00pm - 5:45pm

The Politics of Veganism

The rise of veganism in the mainstream has coincided with the increasing number of MP’s who are either vegan or incorporating vegan changes in their own lives. Join a panel of vegan MP’s as they discuss what it is like to be vegan and how they promote veganism via the political circuit, in addition to recent vegan issues of interest in the media.

Vegan Celebrity Zone full timetable